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3 Principles of normal eating behaviour Bulimia nervosa • Full physical examination is rarely needed, but blood tests may highlight low potassium, anaemia, and (in drinkers) abnormal liver function. 1 Aim for a balanced diet, including some of each main food group (protein, carbohydrate, fat) at every main meal. 2 Eat three meals and three snacks each day—evenly spaced eating prevents you from losing control through extreme starvation. 3 Aim to eat new and different foods. Make a list of your ‘forbidden foods’—tick them off one by one as you manage them.
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Edited by J. Morris. © 2008 Blackwell Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-7279-1843-7. How important is comorbidity? Comorbidity in eating disorders is easily overlooked in clinical practice but is extremely important from a number of different perspectives. They include diagnosis, treatment, outcome, prognosis and research. The presence of a high degree of comorbidity may cause the actual validity of a diagnostic category itself to be questioned. It also raises important questions about the association between the conditions themselves and how they might influence each other.
ABC of eating disorders by Jane Morris